Friday, 16 Apr 2021
H H Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq bin Taimur al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and the Special Representative of His Majesty the Sultan, will patronise over the opening ceremony of the regional ministerial meeting, ‘The Road to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the Eastern-Mediterranean Region (EMR)’ on Monday.

WHO’s regional ministerial meet to commence in Salalah these days

The meeting will be held at the Sultan Qaboos Youth Complex for Culture and Entertainment in Salalah.

Dr Ahmed al Mandhari, regional director WHO-EMR, and H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health along with Dr Naoko Yamamoto, UHC Assistant Director General and Health Systems at the WHO will provide the important speeches.

A video message of Dr Tedros Adanom, WHO Director-General will be displayed throughout the ceremony.

The meeting will touch on the non-communicable illnesses in the context of Universal Health Coverage.

The meeting will be organised by the Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Eastern Mediterranean in cooperation and collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Around 22 EMR nations represented by the ministers of wellness, a quantity of higher-level officials from the economic and parliament sectors, consultants, advisers and specialists, as nicely as numerous national wellness institutions are participating.

The ministerial meeting is a single of the crucial meetings at the international level as it follows the WHO.

The concerns, which will be discussed throughout the meeting, are extremely crucial and associated to the Universal Health Coverage.

Senior wellness leaders, policymakers, national wellness systems officials in the EMR nations along with nearby, regional and international participants are attending the occasion.

The meeting aims to take stock of the regional scenario and share productive international and regional experiences in advancement towards UHC with regional leaders and policymakers accountable for national wellness systems.

The ministerial meeting seeks to attain numerous objectives such as introducing to policymakers most up-to-date information and considering on wellness systems, UHC and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and share worldwide greatest practices in efficiently advancing UHC via the strengthening of the wellness method.

The meeting’s important anticipated final results will be signing of the UHC2030 worldwide compact by all WHO member states in the area, as nicely as understanding the most up-to-date information and considering on wellness systems, Universal Health Coverage and Sustainable Development Goals.

The agenda of the meeting includes a quantity of scientific sessions.

On the second day, the meeting will touch on the proper to wellness, human capabilities and wellness justice, macroeconomic policy and wellness financing for reaching the UHC.

Furthermore, it will talk about defining and delivering the Universal Health Coverage priority advantage package, addressing the wellness solutions for mother and kids, non-communicable and communicable illnesses in the context of UHC.

In addition to a higher-level discussion on the national experiences in the Eastern-Mediterranean Region.

On the final day, the meeting’s sessions will consist of wellness safety and Universal Health Coverage, advertising the inclusive national wellness systems for migrants and host communities along with monitoring Universal Health Coverage.

A higher-level panel discussion on national experiences in advancing towards UHC will also be held. The Ministry of Health has ready early and offered the sufficient assistance for the participants in collaboration with the concerned authorities.

A primary committee with subcommittees and teams that are accountable for the organisational, administrative and media concerns have also been formed.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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